Neowin News Feed for: Protonmail Neowin News Feed for: Protonmail en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Proton Calendar beta now available for all ProtonMail users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Calendar beta is available for users of ProtonMail on the web and Android. The firm will bring the beta to iOS in the near future. Proton Calendar uses E2E encryption for added security. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:02:02 +0000 Get early access to ProtonDrive beta with Black Friday deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton has announced its Black Friday sale. Discounts are available for a little under two weeks and if you get ProtonMail and ProtonVPN Plus you&#039;ll get early access to ProtonDrive beta. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 16 Nov 2020 13:24:01 +0000 ProtonMail launches Import Assistant for paid users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has launched a new tool called Import Assistant. It&#039;s a premium feature that lets you import mail and folders from external IMAP addresses. It&#039;ll be extended to other Proton services too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:32:01 +0000 Proton announces measures to help fight COVID-19 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies announced several measures it is taking to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. It&#039;ll give computing resources to help find a cure and expand its VPNs to hand more load. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 08 Apr 2020 05:00:01 +0000 ProtonMail Bridge support finally arrives on Linux <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies has released the ProtonMail Bridge app for Linux. Bridge allows you to use a desktop e-mail client to access your ProtonMail account. It&#039;s already available on macOS and Windows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:01 +0000 Proton Technologies announces deployment of anti-censorship system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies has announced alternative routing, a feature within its apps that helps to bypass censorship in some cases. The feature will be optional with a toggle in the settings. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 13 Mar 2020 13:48:01 +0000 ProtonMail to come pre-loaded on HTC Exodus and Exodus 1s <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HTC and ProtonMail have partnered up to ship the latter&#039;s email client on HTC Exodus and Exodus 1s devices. This will introduce more people to the encrypted email service and boost their privacy. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:10:01 +0000 ProtonMail adds DKIM key management in beta boosting security <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has introduced DKIM key management in beta. It allows users to manually switch the DKIM keys to protect against spoofing. It&#039;s recommended that you update the key every 6 months. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:16:01 +0000 Russia says “nyet” to ProtonMail as it blocks the privacy-friendly e-mail provider <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Russia&#039;s digital regulator, Roskomnadzor, has said that it&#039;s banning ProtonMail after it asked for help tracking users behind bomb threats and not getting a response; ProtonMail said it wasn&#039;t asked. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 30 Jan 2020 08:20:01 +0000 ProtonMail launches public beta of its fully encrypted calendar <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies has launched ProtonCalendar in beta for paying customers. The service is pitched as an alternative to Google Calendar that encrypts event titles, descriptions, locations, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 30 Dec 2019 14:00:01 +0000 The ProtonMail app on iOS is now fully open source <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies has announced that its ProtonMail app on iOS is now fully open source. The source code is available on GitHub and available for anyone to download and experiment with. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:06:01 +0000 Beta version of ProtonMail 4.0 launches with an all-new look <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail 4.0 has entered the beta phase and is open to all users. Work during the beta is still on-going with the main priorities being a new dark theme and code being ported to React. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 25 Oct 2019 02:28:01 +0000 ProtonMail adds support for elliptic curve cryptography boosting speed and security <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail users can now upgrade their inboxes to user elliptic curve cryptography which enhances the inbox&#039;s speed and security. New users will automatically begin using elliptic curve cryptography. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:44:01 +0000 Tech firms back amendment to CCPA for even stronger protections <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Several technology companies have backed a new amendment to California&#039;s upcoming privacy laws. The amendment extends protections for end users; it was largely backed by privacy-first firms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:34:01 +0000 ProtonMail blocked in Russia, 25 other web addresses cut off as well [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Russia has blocked the sending and receiving of email via encrypted email service ProtonMail and 25 other email providers after accusing them of facilitating bomb threats in the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:02:01 +0000 ProtonMail firm receives €2M from EU to develop its ecosystem <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies AG, the firm behind the encrypted email service, ProtonMail, has won €2 million from the European Union. The funds will help start the development of ProtonDrive. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 09 Mar 2019 05:54:02 +0000 Black Friday: You can get ProtonMail and ProtonVPN with up to 50% off <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Proton Technologies has announced several discounts on its ProtonMail and ProtonVPN offerings. Users who take advantage of the Black Friday deals will get up to 50% off the retail price. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:10:01 +0000 ProtonMail 3.15 update brings contact groups and read receipts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The ProtonMail team has announced version 3.15 bringing with it handy features such as read receipts, address typo alerts, and contact groups to save you time compiling recipient lists. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:04:01 +0000 ProtonVPN finally releases iOS app after month-long beta period <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonVPN has announced that its iOS app is now out of beta and available to all via the iOS App Store. It will continue with the beta app on TestFlight in order to trial new features. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:30:01 +0000 ProtonVPN team finally launches beta app for iOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The ProtonVPN app for iOS beta has finally arrived. Early access is only available to paying users right now but will open up with the general release, which we don&#039;t have a release date for just yet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:42:01 +0000 You can now report phishing e-mails to ProtonMail to protect other users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The encrypted e-mail service, ProtonMail, now lets users report e-mails that they believe to be phishing attempts. The feature should bolster ProtonMail&#039;s spam filters and protect more users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:38:01 +0000 ProtonMail confirms it helped in Apophis Squad-member arrest <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has confirmed that it worked with law enforcement to help apprehend George Duke-Cohan, one of the members involved with Apophis Squad that has been attacking ProtonMail this summer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 06 Sep 2018 18:16:02 +0000 ProtonVPN expands into Africa with new South Africa servers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonVPN has announced four new servers for South Africa. It&#039;s the first time the firm has opened VPN servers in Africa. All four VPN servers will require you to have a paid ProtonVPN subscription. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:40:02 +0000 ProtonMail's open source encryption library, OpenPGPjs, passes independent audit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail&#039;s OpenPGPjs encryption library has just received a positive audit from the security firm Cure53. The auditor said there were no major issues and that it was only limited by JavaScript. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:08:01 +0000 Get a two-year subscription to ProtonVPN at 66% off, now only $79.99 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From the same parent company as ProtonMail, this highly praised VPN backs you up with secure protocols and Swiss legal protection. Save 66% off on two years, or 50% off for the one year plan. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:00:01 +0000 ProtonMail introduces full PGP support and address verification <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has been updated on desktop and on mobile to include support for address verification and PGP. With PGP, ProtonMail users can securely email non-ProtonMail users if they, too, use PGP. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 25 Jul 2018 23:24:01 +0000 ProtonVPN Beta Program now available to all users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Anyone is now able to join in with the ProtonVPN Beta Program on Windows, Mac, and Android. The Android Beta Program has been open since February but was only just made available on Windows and Mac. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 10 Jul 2018 21:24:02 +0000 ProtonVPN Plus servers in the U.S. now support Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video streaming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonVPN has announced that it now supports several video streaming services on its &quot;Plus&quot; servers that are based in the United States. The firm plans to expand support for other streaming services. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:10:01 +0000 ProtonMail is looking for hardware testers, but be quick if you want to apply <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has announced that it&#039;s looking for people to test some of its prototype hardware. The testing will be done over two stages, one of which includes travelling to Switzerland to visit them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:26:01 +0000 ProtonMail has released version 3.0 of OpenPGPjs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The secure email platform, ProtonMail, has announced OpenPGPjs 3.0 which comes with many improvements. The new release paves the way for PGP interoperability support by ProtonMail, due in Spring. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:06:01 +0000 ProtonVPN macOS app closed beta ready for paying users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonVPN has announced a closed beta for its macOS application. Only users with Plus and Visionary accounts, as well as users of the ProtonMail Visionary and Lifetime tiers, are allowed to join. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:52:01 +0000 ProtonVPN opens Android Beta Program for registration <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind ProtonVPN have launched a beta programme for their Android app which can be subscribed to through the Play Store. The firm said that its app will have a busy year during 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 02 Feb 2018 04:40:01 +0000 ProtonVPN app with unlimited usage arrives on Android <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonVPN has now arrived on Android in the form of a free-to-use app. All of the servers and functionality are available to everyone at no cost and the company will not display ads or sell data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:01 +0000 ProtonMail Bridge now available for Windows and macOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind ProtonMail has released ProtonMail Bridge for Windows and macOS with plans for a Linux release in spring 2018. It allows you to access ProtonMail through a desktop mail client. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:36:01 +0000 ProtonMail offering Black Friday deals until Monday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The secure email provider, ProtonMail, is currently running several deals on its premium account offerings which are open to new and existing users. The deals expire on Monday so hurry if interested. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 25 Nov 2017 21:12:01 +0000 ProtonMail launches encrypted contacts manager <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the recent launch of ProtonMail 3.12, the team added secure contact storage which features an advanced feature called digital signature verification which ensures no tampering of contact data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:10:01 +0000 ProtonMail for Android v1.7 released with snooze <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new update for ProtonMail on Android has been released. With this update, users will be able to snooze notifications for set periods of time or schedule when the app should stop notifying them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:38:02 +0000 ProtonMail now accepts Bitcoin payments for added privacy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The secure email provider, ProtonMail, will now allow customers to pay with Bitcoin. The feature has been requested for several years already but now it works seemlessly when buying premium addons. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:50:01 +0000 ProtonMail 3.10 launches with Professional plan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail 3.10 has launched bringing with it several new features aimed at premium users. The most important addition is the inclusion of the organisation-oriented Professional plan. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 03 Aug 2017 01:14:02 +0000 ProtonMail reassures us that its Android app will be open sourced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ProtonMail has, via Twitter, reiterated its intention to open source its Android application. The consequences will be that security experts can review the code making the platform even safer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:56:01 +0000